Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women

December 8th, 2005
Dipped in ol’ Wine Cask


Almong the delightful crew of Fresh From Santa Barbara Culinary Academy was the owner and winemaker of WINE CASK –
Doug Margerum. Much to my delight. For I had celebrated my 40th at WINE CASK with a goup of friends from all over a few years back. It was a very special experience then – and once again last nite. He shared his experience of first tasting wine from a barrel on family trip to France. All of his senses were engaged and he was hooked. He began crafting WINE CASK into a bistro in the 80’s, and now it is a destination of choice in Santa Barbara among food and wine cognoscenti locally and throughout the world. On the way out he handed be a bottle of his M% – a blend of five Rhone Valley varieties (Syrah, Grenache, Mourv´dre, Counoise, and Cinsault – hmmm yummy, thank you Doug!www.winecask.com

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